The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells:|
eager for Pleasure. There lies the difference.
Civilisation has driven pain and danger so far off--for
well-to-do people. And only well-to-do people matter
now. I have been asleep two hundred years."
For a minute they leant on the balustrading, following
the intricate evolution of the dance. Indeed the
scene was very beautiful.
"Before God," said Graham, suddenly, "I would
rather be a wounded sentinel freezing in the snow than
one of these painted fools! "
"In the snow," said Asano, "one might think
When the Sleeper Wakes